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Welcome to Byrd Central

400th anniversary of English Renaissance composer, William Byrd

We are a group of academics, educators, and musicians creating and disseminating events, new scholarship, stories, and recordings related to the 2023 anniversary of the death of Tudor composer William Byrd. New site areas and content will be released over the course of the year. 

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The classic portrait head and shoulders image of William Byrd, a Caucasian man with a pointed beard and curved moustaches, hair covering his ears and a jacket with a high curved collar. Here the picture is within two gold circles and has been filtered to look like pastel paint in shades of purple, yellow, blue and green
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